News and stories

We've launched #DreamBigAtHome!

Our new lockdown website has hundreds of activities and games to do at home, weekly challenges to try and a regular programme of live workshops and events online, as well as information on how our groups can operate during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Adur #DreamBigAtHome packs

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Adur Woodcraft Folk have led the way on distributing activity packs and craft materials to families in need. Funded by their local Lions, the Co-op Party and CrowdFunding they have been able to distribute 60 packs to families via the Shoreham Food Bank, with another 40 being prepared.


The packs include ideas for activities to do from home, paper, craft material for collages, scissors and some have included everything you need to plant sunflower seeds to bring a bit of sunshine to every home.


Dream Big At Home Launch!

Thursday, 7 May 2020

Sports England Funding Support

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

£10,000 to help Woodcraft Folk groups and centres during current COVID-19 pandemic 


Woodcraft Folk has been awarded £10,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund towards meeting essential running costs during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.


Weekly online sessions on digital activism

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

First of all, we hope you are all safe and coping with the current situation. As you can imagine, the pandemic has had a very significant impact on the initiatives and activities that Woodcraft Folk as an organisation would normally do with young people at this time of the year.

Member Update 1st May 2020

Friday, 1 May 2020

Dear Member,

Common Ground Postponement 2022

Friday, 1 May 2020

Dear Friends,

Training opportunity in Portugal in January 2021

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

The Portuguese youth organisation

Keeping financial records - we’re looking for treasurers (incl new treasurers) to pilot our new guidance

Saturday, 25 April 2020


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Update 09 May 2020: the pilot phase is now over and the guidance is available for use at the hyperlink below. Please do continue to share any feedback with Ros at the email address below.

We are looking for Group and District treasurers (including new treasurers) to try out our new financial records guidance.

Biblins Update and Fundraising Appeal!!

Thursday, 23 April 2020

Many of you will have seen the photos earlier this year of the Flooding in the Wye Valley, which once again affected the campsite. Sadly this time the water reached higher than ever, getting inside the wardens cabin, toilet block and Camp Koodoo. 

New book on Woodcraft's history

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Driven by the energy and creativity of young people, Woodcraft Folk has a rich and fascinating history. The organization has gone a long way since it was founded in 1925, adjusting and evolving throughout the years, while remaining inspired by and anchored to its core principles.

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